2017 Fall Conference Presentations

Tuesday, October 31


Legislative Trends and Effectively Interacting with Legislature

Dexter Matthews, DRM Environmental Solutions, LLC

Safety: Industrial Stats & Landfill Safety for Small and Large Haulers

John Pfleger, NC SWANA Safety Ambassador/Senior EHS Specialist, Waste Industries

Solid Waste Association Update

Jeff Murray, Vice President International Solid Waste Association of North America

Solid Waste Association Overview

David Biderman, Executive Director/CEO Solid Waste Association of North America

Service Delivery Methods

C.J. O’Neil, Outsourcing Solid Waste Collection

Joe Hack, Service Delivery Methods

Ellen Price, Hybrid Service Delivery Method

Joe Suleyman & Kevin Fisher, Public/Private Partnership

Financing Best Practices

Elaine Vastis Conti, Raftelis

David Scarbourgh, City of Raleigh

Amanda Bader, Harnett County

Ted Cole, Davenport & Company LLC

Wednesday, November 1


Emerging Trends and Technologies

Jeremy O’Brien, Mechanical Biological Treatment

Stephanie Bolyard, State of Methane Emissions and Oxidation

John Roberson & Morton Barlaz, Solid Waste Life Cycle Modeling

NCDEQ Rules Review Update

Update on Rules Review Process

Jessica Montie, 15A NCAC 13B Rule Readoption Update

Joan Smyth, Environmental Monitoring Rule Review

NCDEAC Update on Services Offered

Rob Taylor, State Recycling Update & DEACS Services

Recycling Reimagined

Tracy Nestor, Recycling Reimagined

John Demary, Pitt County C&D Recycling

Joe Suleyman, Advancing Waste Diversion Through Innovation

Rob Taylor, NC Recycling Markets Update & Navigating Difficult Waters

Community Outreach

Heather Cashwell, Wake County

Allison Trulock, NewGen Strategies

Bianca Howard, City of Raleigh

Thursday, November 2


Best Management Practices

Jeanette Alvis, Encouraging the Recovery and Beneficial Use of Biogas

Joe Curro, Elimination of Positive Pressure under a Landfill Cap

Kristy Smith, Buncombe County Enhanced Bioreactor

State of State Inspections

Ed Mussler, NCDEQ Permitting Branch Supervisor

Ellen Lorschieder, NCDEQ Section Chief

Deborah Aja, NCDEQ Field Operations Branch Western District Supervisor